The Albatros is a former Dutch cargo ship built in 1899 as a North Sea clipper. She is one of the oldest sailing ships still afloat. Instead of sailing the high seas the Albatros is now permanently moored alongside the Quay of Wells-next-the-sea, Norfolk and used as a bar, restaurant, music venue and B&B.
Whether you hop on board for a drink, a pancake, a 3-course dinner or a full over night stay the Albatros is a great place to experience something a bit different.
Captain Ton Brouwer runs a relaxed ship and dishes up authentic Dutch pancakes and other Dutch specialities , served with real ales from Woodforde’s Brewery in Woodbastwick. Since 2010 we have been listed in the CAMRA Good Beer Guide.
Guests can eat either alfresco on deck and enjoy stunning views of the marshes and harbour or sit below decks in our cosy bar and restaurant in the former cargo hold.
Every Friday and Saturday night and Sunday afternoon you can listen to great live music. And if you want to celebrate your birthday, wedding reception or anniversary on board the Albatros call Captain Ton, he knows how to party and is happy to organise the right things for you.
Throughout the year the ship hosts a range of public events like Pirate Parties, Halloween, New Years Eve, Beer Festival, and a Bob Dylan Weekend.
The accommodation for guests is in the former crew cabins with comfortable bunks and beds. Children and dogs are welcome on board.